Dual Capacity Allowance - Certificate Of Competency As A Marine Motor Engineer - Considered Part Of Rate For Overtime Calculations

Award Definition

Ports, Harbours and Enclosed Water Vessels Award 2010 [MA000052]

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Allowance Description
Dual capacity allowance An employee who is a holder of a Certificate of Competency as a Marine Motor Engineer will be paid an allowance of 0.58% of the standard rate for each day or part of a day during which they are required to use such a certificate. The allowance prescribed by this subclause will,when paid,be deemed to be part of the ordinary rate of wages for the purpose of calculating overtime,annual leave,sick leave and long service leave.

What to pay

$0.67 per hour when required to use the certificate


This allowance is based on the employee holding a relevant qualification

Should you withhold tax?

Withhold tax from this allowance

Should super be paid on this allowance?

This allowance forms part of ordinary times earnings

Should payroll tax be paid on this allowance?

Include this allowance for payroll tax purposes

How is it treated on the payment summary?

Include this allowance as part of gross wages

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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